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New College of Idaho library supports technology, reading (access required)

Work on the new College of Idaho Library is scheduled to be completed at the end of this year, with move-in in January.

By the beginning of the next semester in February, Christine Schutz, director of the College of Idaho’s library, hopes to be in a shining new facility. The library is under construction and scheduled to be completed by the end of ...

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Stadium supporters and detractors square off at GBAD board meeting (access required)

Boise State baseball decided not to play in the proposed downtown stadium. Image from Boise Planning and Development Services.

For people involved in soccer, a downtown Boise stadium is a must-have. But for the Concerned Boise Taxpayers, there are deep reservations about investing public money in the project, a proposed soccer/baseball stadium at Shoreline Drive and Americana Blvd. The ...

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Lumber Liquidators plans $36M settlement in flooring cases

Lumber Liquidators has agreed to a $36 million settlement to resolve claims brought on behalf of people who bought Chinese-manufactured laminate flooring reported to contain unsafe levels of formaldehyde. The Virginia-based company said Oct. 24 that it has signed a ...

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US new home sales soar to highest level in a decade

A new home in east Boise.

Sales of new U.S. homes jumped in September to the highest level since October 2007, a sign that Americans — unable to find existing homes — are turning to new construction. Damage from hurricanes in September may have also inflated ...

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Caldwell’s Pantera Market expands to Nampa (access required)

Pantera Market owner Senen "Pantera" Aguilar is opening his third Hispanic market in Nampa. Here he is working in his Caldwell store. Photo by Glenn Landberg.

Pantera Market will open its third Canyon County Mexican grocery store in Nampa in December. Senen Aguilar Campos, known by his childhood nickname Pantera, owns all three buildings that in a nine-year evolution started with leased space in Ontario and ...

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HP converts Boise campus to native plants to save water, energy

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HP Inc., a technology company with a 200-acre campus in northwest Boise, has converted its landscaping to native grasses that save water and energy and attract pollinators. For its work on its Idaho campus, HP was awarded a gold rating ...

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